Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 11/2

 

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, a hurricane blows the presidential race off the front page as the candidates adjust their messages in the final days.  Drew Peterson loses his lead lawyer.  Chicago murder rate already tops last year.  Local congressional races continue to draw national attention and dollars.  And will the Bears offense ever get rolling? 

Guests:
-Charles Thomas, ABC 7 Chicago
-Kate Grossman, Chicago Sun-Times
-Mick Dumke, Chicago Reader
-Jim Litke, Associated Press

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 11/2/12

Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:.

Monday, October 29
-East Coast Braces for Crippling Hurricane

-Election Analysis

-Lance Tyson

-Chicago's Mixed Income Communities

-"Big Cat" Williams on Bears vs. Panthers

-Ask Geoffrey: 10/29

-Viewer Mail: Chief Keef

Tuesday, October 30
-Hurricane Sandy's Impact on Chicago

-Tom Skilling On Former Hurricane Sandy

-Unmanned Drones

-New Film Probes America’s “Electoral Dysfunction”

-Joan Mitchell

-Ask Alpana: 10/30

Wednesday, October 31
-Barbara Byrd-Bennett

-Voting Rights

-Distorted Memories

-Chicago Business News: 10/31

-Veteran Health Care Reporter on Improving the System

-Pat Bruno, 79, has died

Thursday, October 1
-Pension Reform Likely?

-Campaign 2012 In the Final Stretch

-New Medill Dean Talks Challenges Ahead

-SOFA Chicago

-"Surviving Survival"

-Viewer Mail: Electoral College

Friday, October 2
-Weekend Events Around Town: 11/2 – 11/4